Pathways to Careers
Public policy is just the beginning
Whatever your goal, SIPA gives you substantive knowledge and versatile skills to help you build and sustain a purposeful career in a variety of fields.
Empowering students and communities
Grayson Caldwell MPA-DP '19 came to SIPA to with a goal of making the food system more just and more sustainable. Caldwell discusses the practical skills gained at SIPA that launched a career in sustainable food systems.
employment six months after graduation*
employer information sessions hosted each year
Presidential Management Fellow finalists in 2022
*Based on a knowledge rate of 78% for graduates of the class of 2022.
Career Advancement Center
Our Career Advancement Center offers students and alumni the resources and guidance to pursue a satisfying professional path — whether they’ve just graduated or want to chart a new course many years after.
From Competitor to Judge—CJ Dixon’s Cyber 9/12 Journey
“I chose to be an MIA specifically because I want to sell myself as a professional on foreign policy and national security. Being an MIA student allowed me to really explore and drill down to those theoretical concepts that truly inform foreign policy.”